Category: Special Effects

Tube Distortion

Tubes, also known as valve amplifiers, are audio processing devices that are praised for their unique sounds associated with the vacuum tube components that they contain. The first electronic amps used vacuum tubes. The combination of an electronic guitar with a tube amp is a perfect example since It revolutionized the peculiar guitar sounds.  Tubes…
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Fuzz Distortion

Fuzz distortion is an audio effect that is typically associated with altering the tone of electric guitars, as well as other musical instruments and audio signals. Fuzz is an electronic distortion element that is capable of changing the whole sonic signature. The rough sound produced by fuzz distortion is often described as thick and metallic. …
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Bitcrusher

Bitcrusher is a type of audio effect that has a low-quality distortion and creates distortion by reducing the resolution or the bandwidth of digital audio data. The sound produced by the bitcrusher mimics the sounds of metal and sand worth mentioning that the sounds perceived tend to change according to the use that the bitcrusher…
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Vocoder

A vocoder, also known as a voice coder is usually used to compress the human voice in a way that it becomes more efficient when it is transmitted over the phone. The vocoder technology has been used for many years. At first, it involved the splitting of voice sounds into separate frequency bands and using…
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Talk Box

Talk box is an audio effect that takes advantage of the human voice. It’s a device that works by taking the unique qualities of the human mouth and vocal tract while lending them to a variety of instruments. In order to understand the basic functions of the talk box, it’s essential to comprehend the complexities…
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Prismizer

Prismizer is an audio effect that combines the words prism and harmonizer to form its name. The prismizer’s polyharmonic pitch offers saturation similar to the dispersion of light to a prism. The prismizer is capable of combining pitch and frequency characteristics from multiple sources, and it is typically focused to the processing of the human…
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Direct Note Access – Melodyne

DNA Direct Note Access™ is the technology which allows to identify and edit individual notes in the polyphonic material. Melodyne™ offers unique access to the pitch, duration, timing, and other parameters of notes in the monophonic material.  DNA Direct Note Access™ can modify the operation of audio. In the digital image processing universe, the right…
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Harmonic Enhancer – Exciter

A harmonic enhancer, also known as exciter, harmonic exciter or aural exciter, is an audio signal processing technique that is used to enhance a signal with phase manipulation, harmonic synthesis of high-frequency signals, as well as dynamic equalization. Exciters tend to add a subtle harmonic distortion. Harmonic synthesis creates higher-order harmonics from the basic frequency…
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Multi-Effect Signal Processors

Multi-effect signal processors are devices that offer a wide variety of audio effects in one unit. These devices can modify the pitch of an incoming audio signal, natural reverb effects, time compression and expansion, flanging, delay, as well as time-reversal and repeat capabilities. Most signal processing devices are designed to perform more than one function…
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